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captioning funded by cbs it's monday, july 25th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." drama before the first gavel at the democratic national convention. the party's chair is stepping down after leaked e-mails reveal party leaders plotted sabotage against bernie sanders. this morning, who the clinton camp is blaming for the leak. as clinton looks to shake off the controversy on the convention's first day, she joins her running mate side-by-side for their first joint interview. >> senator, you're going to be vice president in a white house with two presidents. >> i mean, it's an embarrassment of riches.
and dual wildfires force thousands from their homes in california. this morning, dozens of homes have been destroyed, as firefighters struggle to gain ground. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, the democratic national convention opens today with the theme "united together." but this morning, the party is anything but united or together. rocked by another embarrassing e-mail scandal, this one detailing party attempts to undermine bernie sanders. the party chair is stepping down and sanders supporters are livid. jamie yuccas is in philadelphia. jamie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. be as you said, the dnc chair is stepping down and almost immediately, hillary clinton and president barack obama released statements supporting that decision. the democratic party wants to move on from this as quickly as
possible to make sure the convention puts clinton in a positive light in front of a general election audience. just hours after saying she would step down as dnc chair after the convention is over, many were surprised to see debbie wassermann schultz appear on stage at the wells fargo center on sunday night. thousands of leaked e-mails. the e-mail suggests dnc staffers favored hillary clinton over bernie sanders in the democratic primaries. the vermont senator applauded her decision, but stressed his goal remains the same. >> i think the focus, though, that i am going to go forward on right now is to make sure that donald trump must not become president of the united states. >> reporter: in her first joint interview with running mate tim kaine, clinton weighed in. >> i can't speak to people who were not working for me who were saying whatever they were saying, i can't speak to them. >> reporter: clinton's campaign manager tried to shift blame
away from dnc officials to russian hackers. >> other experts are now saying the russians are releasing these e-mails for the purpose. helping donald trump. >> reporter: security is tight outside of this convention area. authorities are expecting 50,000 protesters each day of the convention. yesterday, thousands of sanders' supporters braved in tense heat as they marched downtown. >> democratic party has been colluding with hillary and they are just not being democratic or fair. >> reporter: sanders is expected to push for party unity when he addresses the convention tonight. first lady michelle obama will also take the stage behind me tonight, while donna brazile will act as interim dnc chair. meanwhile, donald trump took to twitter to capitalize on all of this democratic chaos saying, quote, the dems convention is cracking up. >> thank you, jamie yuccas, in philadelphia. scott pelley sat down with
hillary clinton and senator tim kaine for their first joint interview. >> reporter: senator, you're going to be a vice president in a white house with two presidents. >> i mean, it's an embarrassment of riches. >> reporter: what do you think of that notion? >> i think it's an all hands-on deck time. >> yeah. >> we are going to have a crackerjack staff and we are going to have, you know, great efforts with our congressional allies and others. >> reporter: when we wrote that question, i expected you to come up out of your chair at me and tell me that there was only going to be one president. >> well, no, because i will be the president. but it does happen to be a historical fact that my husband served as president for eight year, and there is a lot that happened which helped the american people during those eight years. i want an economy that creates more jobs, and that is a lot of jobs. i want an economy that gets back to raising incomes for everybody. most americans haven't had a raise. i want an economy that is going
to help lift millions of people out of poverty because given the recession we have fallen back in the wrong direction and i'm also going to be relying on president obama. i already put him on notice. i'm going to be picking up the phone. i'm going to be calling and asking for his advice, so we are going to put them all to work. >> meanwhile, donald trump says recent changes to his proposed ban on foreigners entering the u.s. from countries compromised by terrorism is an expansion of his ban on muslims. in an interview broadcast yesterday, trump says he wants extreme vetting. also, yesterday, sunday morning senior contributor ted koppel asked trump about republican party unity and those who stayed away from the gop convention. >> what about the -- what about the elders, the party elders who didn't show up? the romney's, the bush's, the kasich's?
>> they are all people who i beat for the most part. i helped mitt romney but i think i talked him out of running in this race. he should have easily beaten a very badly damaged president and i was very critical of him and that is why he came out aganst me. jeb bush, obviously, i beat him very badly. kasich, i beat him very, very badly. kasich was beaten so badly and it's hard for people to recover. >> donald trump had once made president obama's birth place an issue. on "face the nation," cbs news political director john dickerson asked the president about trump and the birther debate. >> reporter: he was the chief birther in america, questioning you. what is your reaction of the fact that he is the nominee of the republican party? >> well, i think it says something about what has happened to the republican party over the course of the last eight, ten, 15 years. if you think about what bob dole or jim baker or howard baker or
dick lugar, or colin powell stood for, they were conservative, they were concerned about limited government and balancing budgets and making sure we had a strong defense. but they also understood that our system of government requires compromise, that democrats weren't the enemy, that the way our government works requires us to listen to each other. and, you know, that's not the kind of politics we have seen practiced. i think all too often. coming up on "cbs this morning," the very latest on the democratic national convention live from philadelphia, including john dickerson and more of his interview with the president. this morning, ft. myers police say two people are dead and as many as 17 people shot at
a local nightclub. our ft. myers affiliate says it happened overnight at club blue. the bar was holding a no required i.d. event for teens. a large number of deputies are said to be on the scene. the victims have not been identified. this morning, two major wildfires are burning out of control in california. at least one person has been killed and two dozen homes destroyed. the larger sand fire in the santa clarita valley has burned more than 33,000 acres. up north, a fire near big sur has destroyed at least 11,000 acres. the sand fire raced down hillsides, destroying at least 18 homes and forcing thousands to evacuate. one official says it's the most extreme fire behavior he has ever seen. >> all of the experiences we have seen with fire, that is all out the window. you got to look at the four major fires we have had in this county in six weeks. we have seen fires explode all over this county.
>> the fire near big sur has destroyed at least six homes. a bomb exploded outside a music festival in southern germany. official in bavaria say the syrian man who was killing the bomb killed. 12 others injured. he had been denied entry into the music festival before the explosion. the festival director said the bomber tried to commit sued twice before. a memorial held last night in munich that left nine people dead. the gunman took his own life. investigators say the 18-year-old gunman, a german-iranian, planned the attack for a year. he was obsessed with playing killer video games and a victim of bullying. up until last month, he was being treated for depression and other psychiatric problems. a friend of the gunman was taken into custody last monday for questioning. the international olympic committee decided against banning all russian athletes from next month's games in rio, despite allegations of state
sponsored doping. the ioc left it to individual sports federations to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete. the ioc said the rights of individual athletes had to be protected, but no russian athlete who ever had a doping violation will be allowed to compete. coming up on the "morning news." olympic lodging mess. housing conditions where athletes are reportedly so bad, some have refused to move in. and memo leak. bernie sanders allegedly considers some expensive demands in the final days of his campaign. this is the "cbs morning news." breyers. the good vanilla. our milk and cream come from cows not treated with artificial growth hormones. this is so good! ♪ so when the carpet is looking a bit grubby i use resolve carpet foam. spray the area. work the foam into the carpet. let it dry,
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obtained was written in early june before he was soundly defeated in the california primary. a private plane would have been a break from sanders' image as a guy who is content to sit in coach. "the dallas morning news" reports a crash that killed four people involving the cowboys football team bus. a van collided with the bus yesterday in western arizona. all of the dead were in the van. there were no players on the bus, only staff. the team is on a fan tour as they head to training camp in california. "usa today" reports the deaths of a current college football kicker and a former one in a crash. the victims were sam foltz of the university of of nebraska and michigan state graduate mike sadler. police in wisconsin say their car skidded off a rain-soaked highway on saturday and then hit a tree. "the new york times" reports unlivable conditions in the athletes living quarters at the olympics. the head of australia's delegation cited clogged toilets and leaky pipes and dirty floors and exposed wiring.
the athletes are in hotels, as organizers in rio try to fix the problem. the games in brazil are scheduled to start in just 11 days. time" reports a surge in applicants to the city of dallas police department since its officers were attacked. applicants are up three-fold since five officers were killed earlier this month. the department's chief opened the door just after the tragedy. >> get off the protest line and put an application in. and we will put you in your neighbohood and we will help you resolve some of the problems you're protesting about. >> the dallas police cancelled academy classes just a few months ago due to a shortage of recruits. up next, flying into the history books. a plane powered only by the sun is on the final part of its around the world journey. (vo) a lifetime of your dog's
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on the cbs "moneywatch," verizon closes in on a deal for yahoo! and pokemon go makes history in its first week. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning. the markets will be watching this week's meeting of the federal reserve board. few economists expect another interest rate hike. stocks finished higher for the fourth consecutive week, so this is the longest winning streak since march. the dow finished the week 51 points higher. the s&p gained 13. the nasdaq gained 69 points. verizon reportedly agreed to buy yahoo! for 4.8 billion dollars. an official announcement is expected today. verizon is expected to get yahoo!'s e-mail service and news finance and sports websites, along with its advertising tools. yahoo! was once an online sensation and been eclipsed by google and facebook. the deal will likely mean that yahoo! ceo schultz marisa myer is out
following her four-year attempt to turn the company around. pokemon go set an apple store record. it was downloaded more times in its first week than any other app in history. pokemon go was launched july 6th and lets users capture tiny creatures through their phones as though they exist in the real world. "star trek beyond" was the winner at the box office this weekend. the latest adventure of the starship enterprise and its crew brought in more than 59 million in domestic ticket sales in its first weekend out. "the secret life of pets" fell to second and "lights out" and "ghostbusters" tied with third. with the heat. it was a good weekend to hit the movies. >> a great way to escape. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. still ahead, baseball meltdown. white sox pitcher chris sale is suspended for a clubhouse incident involving some throwback uniforms. rowback uniform.
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white sox pitcher chris sale has a great fastball and it turns out he has a wicked cutter. tee a scissor to a '70s throwback uniform on saturday because they would be uncomfortable in the heat. he didn't want to wear them. chicago fined him $225,000 and suspended him five games. outfielder ken griffey jr. and catcher mike piazza were inducted yesterday at the baseball hall of fame. and finished sixth all-time in griffey was a number one pick and finished sixth all-time in the home runs, and piazza was ignored until the 62nd round of
the draft. he was overcome after being honored at the baseball hall of fame. >> the only way i ever thought i would be here with you is if i bought a ticket. >> piazza holds the career record for homers by a catcher. chris froome made sure he was well-hydrated when the tour de france ended with a champagne and beer, of course. he won the grueling bike race yesterday for the first time in four years. afterward, he saluted those affected by recent tragedies in europe. the victor in the hemingway contest won as usually by just a whisker. this year's champ was sort of born to win, you might say. dave hemmingway is from north carolina. he says he is not related to the author at all. the contest was held on saturday at a key west hang out where papa used to sip a few. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the latest from the democratic national convention in philadelphia. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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minimal excitement from democrats regarding the kaine pick. think of it like this. for months, the party has been looking at the vp slot as a gift that hillary was going to give them. everyone was so excited to open it. was it a puppy? a playstation? elizabeth warren? well, no. it turned out to be a rice cooker! a plain white machine that cooks plain white rice. >> john oliver last night on the mixed reaction to hillary clinton's running mate. the democratic national convention gets under way today under a cloud of controversy. leaked e-mails indicate party officials tried to undermine bernie sanders' campaign. democratic national committee chair debbie wassermann schultz says she will step down after the convention.
sanders and first lady michelle obama are scheduled to speak tonight. hillary clinton has a lot she need to accomplish during the convention. scott pelley spoke about that with cbs news contributor bob schieffer. >> bob, what does hillary clinton have to do here? >> well, i think she has to be very careful, because, you know, when donald trump was in cleveland, he really came down hard on terrorism and all that. the people in the hall liked him, but outside the hall, some people were, frankly, frightened by all of that. and she has to be careful not to totally discount the threat of terrorism. people are worried about terrorism. she cannot discount it entirely just in order to put down him. but the other thing, scott, is the chaos in which this convention is getting under way. i mean, this has been a year of surprises, but if you had told
me that this convention was going to open in chaos, the democratic national convention chairwoman was going to resign over yet another e-mail scandal, and then the clinton people say they are hearing from experts this is the fault of russians and that the russians may have been doing this to help donald trump. i mean, this is above my pay grade. i don't know. i just wouldn't have predicted this. >> speaking of trump, he hasn't toned anything down. >> he not only has not only toned it down, he has ratcheted it up. today, when chuck todd asked him would he support a democrat over former ku klux klan leader david duke who is going to run for the senate, he said, yes, he would support a democrat but he would want to know who the democrat was. i've never heard anybody qualify an answer quite like that. >> scott pelley and bob schieffer. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," scott pelley will have more of his talk with hillary clinton and tim kaine in their first and
only joint interview before the convention. plus, a preview of first lady michelle obama's speech tonight. and from museums to cheesesteaks mo rocca shows us the sites around philadelphia. he has the groove. that is the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm ane-marie green. have a great day. ,,,,,,
25th. i'm ken bastida. >> i'm michelle griego. it's early. good morning, everyone. good morning. >> after seeing temperatures 102 yesterday in the concord area, 101 in livermore slow to cool down. now we conclude that onshore. temperatures now still near 60 in the concord, clayton and walnut creek area. 84 spot on for this time of the year in san jose. 60s and 70s common across the bay. full week weather forecast is coming up in a matter of minutes. >> we have a crash northbound 101 at san bruno avenue, the outside lane. we are seeing minor slowdowns, only a few yellow arrows. it is